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Maquenque Eco-Lodge

3.0 of 5 4kms del la escuela de Boca Tapada | San Carlos,lCosta Rica, Boca Tapada 4417, Costa Rica
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I spent two days at Maquenque as part of a wildlife trip to Costa Rica. Everywhere was beautiful and full of wildlife, but I think Maquenque shaded it as my favourite. Beautiful and extensive grounds, lovely staff, canoes available to paddle in the backwaters, a cayman in the lake, a coati in the grounds.... I went on two guided trips,... More 

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Erlangen, Germany
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85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent there 10 wonderful days and enjoyed every day of our stay. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We felt as a member of their family. Our bungalow was situated directly on a small lagoon and amongst high trees. From our terrace we could see a lot of birds and what is verz important for a photographer -... More 

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Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I first visited this wonderful place in 2013, and we said then "we will return". This we did in October 2014. What a great place this is. Wildlife on your doorstop so to speak,great hospitality second to none. When we come again, (and we will), I hope it will be longer than the three nights we only... More 

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Richmond, Vermont
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Maquenque Eco-Lodge was our first stop in Costa Rica and was hard to beat. Even with the periodic rains (early Nov.) the bird viewing was wonderful at the lodge and on a tour around the property. We watched the king vulture dry his wings and got a picture of the great green macaw eating an almond. Our cabin was clean... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

Realy Nice place to be far away to it all. Hotel in good conditions , inside reserve And very clean. In my opinion if you go There take a hairdryer because the place is very humid And if you wash your hair at night you Will stay all night with your hair wet . The hotel should have it. The... More 

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Saarbrucken, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Maquenque Lodge is the best nature hotel I have been to! You are surrounded by a huge amount of birds, tropical plants and exotic flowers. There are different ways to see them: at day and at night, by walking, from the boat or canoe or while horse riding. Our guide Pablo had a great knowledge and was really good prepared:... More 

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Great place to stay especially for those that are looking for real nature experience, excellent site for birders, the staff in general are very friendly, quite and peacefull with good food, trails for anybody, the offer different optional tours

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Montreal
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This was one of the most memorable stops during our two weeks in Costa Rica. We didn't get to stay as long as we wanted (the entire staff was taking their yearly trip to the beach!), but our short time there was like stepping into an oasis filled with birdsong, exotic animals (to us!), gorgeous grounds and--most appreciated--the kindest people... More 

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

As we arrived in the lodge (parking lot is on the other side of the river), we were quite surprised we were the only guests even though it was low season. We've got a wonderful lodge (Tucan) with a nice patio overlooking the lagoon. The room is comfortable and very clean. Since this is a eco-lodge, there is no A/C... More 

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Doetinchem, The Netherlands
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

À top place to stay. Excellent lodges (Free), very friendly people, excellen food in à beautifull restaurant, But specially à wonderfull surrounding with beautifull views. Lots of (special) birds. THE lodges are built around the lagoon.

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Address: 4kms del la escuela de Boca Tapada | San Carlos,lCosta Rica, Boca Tapada 4417, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Boca Tapada
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Maquenque Eco-Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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